A favorite snack in 1938 was the potato chip. It was new! It satisfied the urge to crunch something, and it was tasty, too! The Red Dot company helped develop the perfect chip potato.
The elegant Hotel Wausau, built in 1925, was a boon to the local area for several decades.
A donation of six bottles from Marathon City Brewery helps tell the story of beer brewing in central Wisconsin.
Ellerman Dairy operated near Athens during the 1950s. Do you have any stories?
The Marathon County Historical is proud to participate in the Blue Star program that provides free admission to museums across the country to active military families.
Curators found a button in our artifact collection, and wondered what its story was.
MCHS has created a simple tool that children can use to interview grandparents. Download our PDF and get started sharing stories!
A special donation returned antique light fixtures to Wausau.
Another of our objects is featured in the Wisconsin 101 online museum!
It’s your turn to plan a special gathering of friends, club members or family. What to do? Consider a unique evening (or other special time) at the Yawkey House Museum!